Daily Bread for 1.19.14

Good morning.

We’ll have a mostly sunny Sunday with a high of thirty.

Luca Iaconi-Stewart has finished a 1:60-scale model of an Air India Boeing 777 from manila folders. The level of detail on his years-long project is truly extraordinary.

It’s likely that one has never seen anyone command a greater attention to a paper project than this one. Iaconi-Stewart has a flickr album and YouTube Channel that show his admirable progress, a photo and video from which I’ve embedded below.

Photo by Luca Iaconi-Stewart via flickr.

Photo by Luca Iaconi-Stewart via flickr.

It’s Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday.

On January 19, 1939, a world record for a Wisconsinite:

1939 – Chicken Plucking World Record
On January 19, 1939 Ernest Hausen (1877 – 1955) of Ft. Atkinson set the world’s record for chicken plucking. [Source: Guinness Book of World’s Records, 1992]

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